OCOW – Outdoor Learning Across the Curriculum

5 June 2023 at 9:30am — 3:30pm

Our City Our World Outdoor Learning Day across the Curriculum – for EYFS, KS1+KS2

Venue:  Brighton Museum – ask in reception for the Education Room

Led by:

Katie Eberstein – BHCC environmental education officer

Paula Greening – BHCC Outdoor Learning Advisor

Jonathan Cooper – OCOW strategy lead

Mike Murphy – Sussex Wildlife Trust

Learning Outcomes: 

  • To recognize the importance of Outdoor Learning in children and young people’s education
  • To be equipped with effective practical techniques for taking learning outside (in the school grounds, park and beach)
  • To recognise opportunities to enrich the curriculum through Outdoor Learning
  • To plan outdoor learning into school curriculum plans

Arrive 9:15 for a 9.30 start.

Morning session to cover:

  • the importance of Outdoor Learning and OCOW strategy.
  • practical activities to demonstrate health & safety, planning, different teaching styles and techniques, pupil engagement and equipment needed.  This will be held in the Pavilion Gardens and on the beach.

Afternoon session to cover:

  • Identification of outdoor learning opportunities throughout the curriculum and in school curriculum planning

Please ensure you bring:

  • Your school curriculum planning for the next few weeks
  • Laptop / ipad / phone
  • Clothing for all weather
  • Tea towel or small towel
  • Lunch
  • Reusable cup

£100 towards supply cover will be paid to all OCOW schools, including those getting involved in cohort 3.


To book your place, please email [email protected] by 10 May.